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A cute 6 week old baby Morelet’s Crocodile taken on a workshop at the Cotswold Wildlife Park a few years ago. It’s probably a little bigger now ūüôā I love all the different shades of brown on its body, the 6 shades below are just a few of them.

So you’ve got the gear and know how to use it, you think you know how to use Photoshop properly and that’s all there is to know. Well actually . . . NO. In truth the learning never stops.

Models Galore This weekend was full on for model portfolio work as I had two lovely young ladies in back-to-back in the studio. On Saturday I had the chance to catch up with the gorgeous Roseanne.

Choosing your business name and logo, setting up your shiny website and having something to sell to clients is just the starting point. Now you need to get out there and tell people all about yourself and what your do Рmarket yourself. This is where the real work begins!!

I suppose the next thing to think about is your products and pricing plan. So you want to start a photography business? Part IV: What products are you going to sell?

What’s not to love this time of year than the fragrance from¬†a freshly cut bunch of sweet-peas.

So you want to start a photography business? Part III: Your website. Do you really need a website? 15-20 years ago the number of businesses with a website was very minimal with many photographers having an actual studio on the local High Street or a car boot full of sample albums to show their potential clients.

As many of you who know me will already know, I do not generally photography people and model work is an unknown quantity altogether!! However, over the past couple of months John has suggested that I get to know the lighting in the studio a little better and that we engage some models so I can get the hang of it.

Several¬†times over the past few weeks I have either been asked various questions related to starting up a photography business OR have heard the infamous “I have a nice camera, how hard can it be to run my own business?” This has prompted me¬†to put together a series of blog posts illustrating